Trevor Bolder has lost his battle with Cancer. The English rock bassist and best known for his long association with Uriah Heep. He was just sixty two years old, early in 2013 he had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and underwent surgery and rounds of chemotherapy, but unfortunately he passed away.
A post on the band’s official website has confirmed the sad news, but no further details have been released. The statement reads,
”It is with great sadness that Uriah Heep announce the passing of our friend the amazing Trevor Bolder, who has passed away after his long fight with cancer.
“Trevor was an all-time great, one of the outstanding musicians of his generation, and one of the finest and most influential bass players that Britain ever produced.”
Bolder first came to prominence as part of David Bowie’s Spiders From Mars band in 1971, appearing on the rock icon’s albums Hunky Dory and Aladdin Sane.